BBQ PULLED PORK SLIDER

This weekend will decide who is going to be playing in Superbowl LIII.  Get ready for two good games. The Kansas City Chiefs will win over the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams will be victorious over the New Orleans Saints.  I am serving BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders.  Can I get a YUMMY?…

IS JERK A DANCE OR A DISH?

Jerk seasoning was introduced to my palate about 15 years ago.  My favorite jerk dish is salmon.   Jerk flavor seasoning has taken my jerk salmon dish to the moon and back in the flavor atmosphere. Jerk is a traditional way of BBQ in Jamaica.  I use Walkerswood traditional Jamaican Jerk Seasoning. This seasoning is hot,…

IT’S FOO FOO WEDNESDAY Y’ALL

Let’s add a little foo-foo to Wednesday.  Our Wednesday brunch is a swipe of raspberry jelly, navy beans, sticky rice wrapped in seaweed, over an over easy egg topped with a slice of crispy bacon. Navy Beans 1/4 pound peppered bacon ends, 1 pound navy beans, 1/4 cup bell pepper, 2 celery stalks chopped, 1…

CHEESY CAULIFLOWER GRITS

In the last twelve months, I have gained 20-pounds.  For the last two months, I have been talking about how I am going to lose and keep the weight off.  Today I am through talking about it I am starting my weight loss program.  I currently weigh 198 pounds. I am 5′ 9″.  My ideal…

Over the last twelve months, I have gained some twenty pounds!

In the last twelve months, I have gained 20-pounds.  For the last two months, I have been talking about how I am going to lose and keep the weight off.  Today I am through talking about it I am starting my weight loss program.  Are any of y’all ready to join me? I currently weigh…

COME GET SOME OF THIS!

I have revamped this recipe to reduce the sodium. The addition salt makes your food taste good, but to much salt might increase your blood pressure which could lead heart disease.  However, I have not been able to find any study on the benefits of reducing your sodium intake.  In an attempt to be proactive,…

HUSH PUPPIES

HUSH PUPPIES When I researched the name ‘hushpuppies’ I found out the name originated in Louisiana.  The name was created to hush the howling and barking of dogs.  Version 1:  Slave catchers would feed them to their dogs with the command hush puppies so the runaway slave would not hear the dogs. Version 2: Conferedate…

GROUND BEEF CHILI GUMBO

GROUND BEEF GUMBO Gumbo is a delicious Creole stew that is flavored stock made with meat or shellfish.  My grandmother said gumbo can be as thin as soup or thick as gravy.  The test of good gumbo is how favorable is the stock. 2 cups cooked yellow rice, 1 pound (80/20) ground beef, 1/2 cup…

YOU ARE AS COUNTRY AS BLUE EGGS IF…

YOU ARE AS COUNTRY AS BLUE EGGS IF… YELLOW RICE SALAD 1/2 cup salad oil, 2 tablespoons white vinegar, 2 tablespoons yellow prepared mustard, 1 1/2 teaspoons chicken bouillon powder, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 1/4 teaspoon dried dill, 4 1/2 cups hot cooked rice (cook 1 1/2 cups yellow rice in 3 cups chicken broth), 1/2…

BAKED CHICKEN SALAD

BAKED CHICKEN SALAD 1 1/2 cups cooked chicken, roughly chopped, 1 (10.5 oz.) can cream of chicken soup, 1/8  cup heavy whipping cream, 1 cup celery, diced, 3 teaspoon white onions, minced, 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic, 1/2 teaspoon chicken bouillon, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 2/3 cup mayonnaise, 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, 3 hard boiled…

MOIST SWEET FLOURLESS CAKE

Today I am sharing my Moist Sweet Flourless Cake recipe; I also call it my Cookie Cake 6 eggs, 2 sticks butter, 2 cups sugar, 1/2 cup evaporated milk, 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 2 (5.5 oz.) packages shortbread cookies, 1 1/4 cup sweetened flaked coconut, 1 1/4 cup pecans, chopped. Preheat oven to 350…

MY MAMMA CORNBREAD

MY MAMMA’S CORNBREAD 1/2 cup shortening, 2 eggs, 1 cup low-fat buttermilk, 1 cup yellow cornmeal, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 2 teaspoon sugar (optional), 1 cup flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spoon the shortening into an 8-inch cast iron skillet, put the skillet in the oven, melt the shortening.  In a…